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of this is the tropical cyclone, more commonly known in the united states as the hurricane. dr. kerry emanuel has spent much of his career trying to understand these lethal storms and the larger role they might play in regulating climate. there's something rather unexpected that's turned up from research -- that hurricanes may have a profound effect on the climate. narrator: both of these studies offer us deeper insight into the complicated, ever-changing, active system that is the outermost layer of our planet -- the atmosphere. all around the world, scientists from the national oceanic & atmospheric administration, commonly known as noaa, are monitoring trace gases in the atmosphere. one of their findings is that carbon dioxide is increasing due to the burning of fossil fuels on earth -- an increase that could have significant effects on the climate. for lead investigator pieter tans, the idea that our behavior could have any influence on the planet came as a surprise. dr. tans: i ran into a little book, and it was called "inadvertent climate modification." this was in 1972. my first reaction was, "t
largest school district between teachers and mayor rahm emanuel, president of ram is former chief of staff. what does it mean for chicago and obama's push for school reform across the country? please and to trade occupied austin. as occupy wall street prepares to mark its first anniversary, we will stick with a protester on track for blocking his arms inside tubes made of pvc pipe during a protest at the port of houston. it turns out the quick that was provided by undercover police who infiltrated the movement. the 2012 paralympics wrap up in london. >> always thought it was important for people to be guided in our society, especially in the world of sports. it can be exclusive sometimes. >> we will speak with former paralympic soccer player eli wolff. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. more than 100 people were killed in iraq on sunday and one of the country's deadliest days this year. a series of bombings hit baghdad shortly after fugitive iraqi vice president was sentenced to death for allegedly planning
after they failed to agree on a new contract with mayor ron emanuel administration. meeting the students caught in the political crossfire. the latest developments from chicago. >> what we want? when do we want it? >> 26,000 strong among teachers and support staff on strike force the nation's third-largest school district to close its doors in 400,000 school kids are not in class. some school cafeterias remain open a half day to serve breakfast and lunch. >> this is in my view a strike of choice. it is the wrong choice for our children. it is not necessary. >> chicago teachers already the highest paid of any major city. but other obstacles remain including a new teacher evaluation system, the union and supporters do not like. >> you need to come up with a better plan. we are going to continue to keep our children out until you come up with a better plan and give the teachers what they rightfully deserve. >> tha there has been tension fr some time. fulfilling a campaign promise to add an hour to the school day, teachers say it was done without their input which undermines their trust. >>
about the strike, chicago mayor rahm emanuel, and what this means for education reform across the country. then mitt romney and the 47%. >> pulitzer prize-winning journalist david cay johnston on the secret romney video that has shaken the presidential race. the net romney's on tax policy. >> romney's plan is george to be bush's plan on steroids. george w. bush gave 12.5% of his tax cuts to the top 10th of 1%. romney's plan gives one-third of the tax cuts to the top 10th of 1%. theey's plan gives 57% of total cuts in his package to the top 1%. that is people that make more than about $400,000 a year. astonishing how heavily weighed it is to the top. >> we will speak about his new book, "the fine print: how big companies use 'plain english' to rob you blind." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. road in chicago. here the chicago public schools are back in session today after the governing body of the chicago teachers union voted to suspend a nine-day strike. on tuesday, teacher representatives acc
there voted to suspend its seven-day strike. chicago mayor rahm emanuel called it, and the features editor david fief has been following the story and colin, your take on who won. you heard rahm emanuel, was he right? >> i think when we look at this, basically-- i guess the answer is basically no. when you look at this five, ten years ago, a lot of people following the numbers on this are going to look back and say, hey, this was a moment where we saw a train wreck coming and decided to basically continue down the same track. and could have got some significant incremental improvements here, they mangled to keep some of the principal control and some, you know, did get some movement on teacher evaluation, but overall, i think that this is still going to be a situation where the unions are in control here and i think they've proved that. now sha now, the big thing coming down the line is the pension issue for the teachers. >> paul: big, big payments due coming to the state, each year, several hundred million dollars. colin, rahm emanuel might say, you want this perfect, but these things tak
. that may wind up being a good thing. the question is will obama accolate, rahm emanuel fold like a cheap suit or will he hang tough and give some public order and decent education at a decent cost to the city of chicago and its families. >>> this evening, the president's leadership is being questioned over the fiscal cliff. listen tohouse speaker boehner over whether they can reach a deal with president obama. >> i'm not confident at all. the house has done its job on the sequester and looming tax hikes that will cost our economy some 700,000 jobs. the senate at some point has to act. on both of these, where's the president? where's this leadership? absent without leave. >> moody's today warned the fiscal cliff could cause another credit down grade. investors shrugged it off. the dow closed up 69 points, a 4 1/2 year high. with us to talk about the credit down grade and failed obama leadership we welcome back tom coburn and mr. rice and famed investor jim rogers sorts out the market for us. as america honors 9/11, armed lo hooligan hooligans tear down the american flag as president obama
's third largest school district is a real test for mayor rahm emanuel as they try to ensure 400,000 students are kept safe. emmanuel -- emanuel has asked them to stop immediately. >> this is a strike of choice. because of how close we are, it is a strike that's unnecessary. >> reporter: sticking point include teachers raises. >> rahm emanuel has made a point of pride to try to change things at school. that is added pressure. >> reporter: click is -- chicago has enacted an emergency contingency plan. though will provide breakfast and lunch to the students. other than that, parents are pretty much on their own. the last time there was a teachers strike in chuck was 25 years ago. that strike lasted 19 days. t.j. winick, new york. >>> 80 miles southwest of chicago this morning more than three dozen people, including students were injured in a school bus crash. you can see the bus on the right side. investigators are still trying to figure out what happened. some of the injuries were serious but none life-threatening. >> a man paid to protect the officer has died. office are bruise s
cost taxpayers. that is coming up next. and paul ryan and rahm emanuel, they are not exactly bffs. ryan says he is backing the chicago's mayor fight against striking teachers. did he just school a silent president obama? we'll explain that coming up. do you ever have too much money? ♪ ♪ . melissa: so if you're concerned with the impact the affordable care act will have on you and your family, know it is more about health concerns. huge effect on all of us will be taxes associated with it, that is if our friends at irs don't have enough to be tracked with. republicans on the joint economic committee estimate that the irs needs, brace yourself, 6500 more agents just to manage the new tax mandates. earlier today a house panel held a hearing on the irs's role in all this. with me in a fox business exclusive, straight from leading the panel is congressman charles boustany. congressman, thanks very much for joining me. this terrifies me and i'm afraid to say it out loud because i am afraid i will get audited here. 6500 more agents, oh, no? >> the more we find out about the affordable care
for their subsidized meal plans. what would be your advice to mayor rahm emanuel and how is chicago going to cope with this? >> well, it's going to be difficult. but people will have to be resourceful because i think mayor emanuel is doing the right thing. he's got to get the education system under control in chicago, get finances under control in chicago, and sometimes, as painful as it is, andrea, you've got to take a strike and that's a lesson i think you know, we proved the merit of in philadelphia and what mayor emanuel is doing. this is a lousy time politically for this to be happening, but for mayor emanuel is doing the right thing and taking a hit now to hopefully transform the education system in the long run and make it sounder and better able to produce a good, quality education for the kids. look, people have to do hard things in politics. people have to do tough things in politics. that's one thing fred and why agree on. leaders have to make difficult choices and sometimes that's going to involve short-term pain but if it's short-term pain for long-term gain it's worth it. >> well, i
the chicago kids are back in the classroom. good for chicago mayor rahm emanuel. or is it? let's just say if the new mayor was in charge, the strike wouldn't be pretty. maybe because if you were running the show, i'm guessing that strike might've never happened in the first place. >> i am the mayor of this city and i can show you so. i will not be questioned ve late. but because of business people like you, things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and service to keep those wheels turning. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. zon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what'sretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verin. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you presen
a en paro, el alcalde de chicago, rahm emanuel dice que acudirá a la justicia. >>> en medio de las celbraciones del grito de la independencia, méxico continúa con la violencia. >>> con lágrimas en los ojos, hugo chávez le pidió salud a dios, y votos a los venezolanos. >>> miles de estudiantes de latinoamérica encuentran en rusia, eslovaquia un nuevo destino para sus estudios superiores, vamos con al información ♪. >>> este es su noticiero univisión fin de semana con félix de bedout ♪. >>> hola, ¿qué tal?, muy buenas noches, bienvenidos al noticiero univisión del fin de semana, mañana será otra jornada muy dura en chicago para los padres de otros 400 mil estudiantes que esperaban que sus hijos volvieran a clases el lunes los profesores no levantarone l paro, como se esperaba, y la situación se complica con la decisión del alcalde de chicago, rahm emanuel tenemos los detalle . >>> miles de padres de estudiantes de las escuelas públicas de chicago están ansiosos para que sus hijos vuelvan a clases cuanto antes. >>> para mi la huelga no tiene sentido ,los niños t
between union leaders and mayor rahm emanuel. union officials demand higher pay r deuceed healthcare cost and more job security. here is how supporters of the strike feel about the situation. >> we would rather the children miss a few days of school, learn how to stap up for your right than to continue to go to school that is sabotaged by school district that doesn't put children first. >> support the chicago teachers union a stand with them as they stand up for what is right. not only a human right, civil right. [ applause ] >> bob: well, you can probably guess because i'm going to get the worst of this out of the way, what the response will be. i'll ask eric for his thoughts. >> eric: bob, you said in the intro, you said union officials demanded more. there are great teachers out, there teachers who want to go to work and open the school door and teach kids. they are not doing it. union bosses say no, we'll strike for more. if you are a teacher in chicago or anywhere, it's automatically deducted from your pay, goes to the union, membership fees. union bosses say we need to grow the unio
their strike and return to work. did mayor emanuel cave in to their demand or did he stand strong? was he a stooge for the unions or is he chicago's new scott walker? former new york city schools chancellor joel klein joins us. >>> the national liberal media has a hard time at times with the truth. is that why they are hammering governor romney? we'll take that up in the chalk talk tonight. for more on the white house's evolving narrative as they like to say in the murder of four american citizens in unprotected, unsecured and unprotected consulate and safe house in benghazi, we go to white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> with anti-american riots raging in thailand and pakistan, fresh questions for president obama about whether his administration ignored or missed warnings from libyan officials they were having trouble controlling violence in benghazi before four americans were killed at the u.s. consulate? >> did the administration have any sort of heads up that violence was increasing in libya before the attack? >> i'm not aware of ed. this matter is under investigation
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teachers face off against mayor rahm emanuel for the second day now, leaving 350,000 kids sitting at home again instead of going to school. >>> america remembers 9/11. a live look at the world trade center site. 11 years later. a victory for some of the heros who still suffer to this day. >>> and real-life drama at the wwe. a legendary wrestler turned announcer collapses on live television. good morning and welcome to "early start." john berman will be around in about two hours. he's anchoring "starting point." >>> i'm zoraida sambolin. still no deal for 30,000 chicago teachers on strike. >> we are the union, the mighty mighty union. >> they are fighting for what they call a fair contract. negotiations with public school officials now entering a second day, 350,000 students have an unscheduled day off, leaving parents scrambling for plan "b." casey wian is at manuel perez jr. elementary school. any progress overnight? >> well, zoraida, depends on who you listen to. according to school board president david vitaly, he said the two sides are close enough to get this issue resolved. however,
for the white house this morning, an architect of mr. obama's first term, now the mayor of chicago, rahm emanuel. also, a special discussion on the politics and strategy of the race. by showcasing ann romney and offering more personal details about himself, did romney forge a new connection with undecided voters? and how will president obama defend himself and his record this week when he takes the stage thursday night? with us, former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich. nbc's tom brokaw. "new york times" columnist tom friedman. presidential historian doris kearns goodwin. and the former ceo of hewlett-packard, now working to get more republicans elected to the senate this fall, carly fiorina. >> good sunday morning. democrats staged their convention in charlotte, starting on tuesday. but the president is on the campaign trail this weekend, and he fired up his attack lines against the republicans, calling the gop convention nothing more than a tv rerun, joking that you might as well have watched on quote black and white tv. >> when governor romney had his chance to let you in on his
to fill it out. democrats are changing that dynamic when you see rahm emanuel coming in to beef up the democrat super pac. but it looks more of an even contest on money moving forward. >> today rush limbaugh was talking like president obama had already won. here it is. >> give me an example of a loophole that you will close. >> taxpayers will have fewer deductions and exemptions. those numbers are going to come down. i want to make sure people understand. >> what does it mean that there's people openly talking about what kind of trouble they are having on the campaign trail? can't get on message when it comes to taxes, medicare, there's some double talk going on there. and when it comes to the budgeting process, romney is not on the same page with ryan when it comes to what they want to do with defense. >> you just heard him talking about numbers coming down. they are going to come down for people in the upper bracket. they will come down for the middle class too. the problem he has now with the polls where they are at this close to election day is you start getting more of the sec
, the republican presidential ticket is backing democratic mayor rom emanuel. but -- rahn emanuel. but president obama is refusing to support his former chief of staff. and we will have the latest on the highly volatile situation and then rudy guiliani is here, in the studio, as we remember the victims on this, the 11th anniversary of that fateful day where we lost 3,000 fellow america ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're go
deserve. >> there is tension between the mayor, city and teachers for some time. fulfilled emanuel campaign promise to add hour to the school day is popular with parents but teachers say it was done without their input which undermine their trust. >> it's a slap in the face. >> it galvanized teachers to be united. >> both sides in the labor dispute are allies of president obama. president endorsed the former chief of staff in the mayor bid and been endorsed by the american federation of teachers including chicago teachers. today, the white house had no specific reaction from the president but called for the quick resolution. >> principal concern for student and families who are affected by the situation. >> we hope that both sides are able to come together to settle this quickly. in the best interest of chicago students. >> the republican presidential nominee mitt romney did weigh in on a strike saying i am disappointed by the decision of the chicago teacher union to turn its back on city negotiating in good faith and hundreds of thousands of children. >> which is what mayor emanue
strike continue, the republican presidential ticket is backing democratic mayor rom emanuel. but -- rahn emanuel. but president obama is refusing to support his former chief of staff. and we will have the latest on the highly volatile situation and then rudy guiliani is here, in the studio, as we remember the victims on this, the 11th anniversary of that fateful day where we lost 3,000 fellow american, straight ahead. ♪ you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? i'd say happier than a bodybuilder directing traffic. he does look happy. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. an
of the teachers felt like they were bullied by chicago mayor rahm emanuel. >>guest: that is exactly right. the leader of the charge of the union, karen lewis, is still not optimistic. that is what we have seen of her comments. they are cautiously optimistic but she is lets so. maybe the mayor got more out of deal than they did. we do not know what the deal looks like yet. the teachers are concerned about job security. raising performance standards could mean that some teachers get fired in the next couple of years. they do not like that. change is difficult in this arena. >>trace: it was about job security, not so much money, and they made the accusation against rahm emanuel they said these guys are taking the whole policy right, being praised by people like gingrich. clearly, rahm emanuel is always linked forever more with the obama administration, how does this hurt when the unions come down on rahm emanuel? does this have a ripple effect for the democrat party nationally? >>guest: it could. right now the crisis we are seeing in the middle east is overshadowing this. it would have been
% of the teacher's yearly evaluation. mayor rahm emanuel defended the new evaluation system and he says that the issue is one of the last sticking points in the negotiations. so it is not just about those evaluations. the teachers are also striking over pay and benefits and facilities and classroom conditions. some parents are really sympathetic to their concerns. >> i kind of understand what they're trying to do in order to get theirselves situate and their livelihood but this is not just them. it is her education first of all and then my paycheck. >> jennifer: parents might be sympathetic now but we'll see how long that lasts. if the strike continues. joining us from chicago on the ground is journalist james warren, the chicago editor for the "daily beast" "newsweek" and he's the former managing editor of "the chicago tribune." jim, welcome back inside "the war room." >> and chicago public school parent with a 3-year-old and 8-year-old i'm trying to figure out what the heck to do with. >> jennifer: you're the perfect gu
of them. >>> plus, how rahm emanuel's taste in music became a hot topic for debate with the chicago teachers strike. >>> coming up in sports, we'll be joined live in our studio by a local olympian bronze medalist, after his impressive performance in london. >>> at 6:00 tonight, we found gas prices at nearly $9 a gallon. we'll find out what's behind this east coast controversy at [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> he's here and wearing his newly won hardware. >> we're talking about terrence jennings. dan is here with an int
. good god, at least the chicago kids are back in the classroom. good for chicago mayor rahm emanuel. or is it? let's just say if the new mayor was in charge, the strike wouldn't be pretty. maybe because if you were running the show, i'm guessing that strike might've never happened in the first place. >> i am the mayor of this city and i can show you so. i will not be questioned [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. and what they said is amazing. review 5-hour energy over 73 percent who reviewed 5-hour energy said they would recommend a low calorie energy supplement to their healthy patients who use energy supplements. seventy-three percent. 5-hour energy has four calories and it's used over nine million times a week. is 5-hour energy right for you? ask your doctor. we already asked 3,000. neil: this new fox poll just in. showing th
, because of president obama's relationship to rahm emanuel and his secretary of education came from chicago as well. it also involves education reform and, of course, under girding this and may be laying on both the bottom and the top of it. education plays a big part in this. i want to start with you, gary. you have been reporting on this. give us a sense of how we got here with the chicago teachers strike. >> well, chicago has been the crucible of reform for a couple decades. it didn't just start with rahm emanuel and arne duncan. it's an attempt to privatize the education system. that is the easiest way to describe it. rahm emanuel comes in with an agenda, millions invested in kind of trying to promote the schools and to change the strike rules so you need 75% of the eligible voters, teachers to strike. >> in fact, the strike laws were changed a year ago. it narrowed what the teachers could actually strike in response to. >> they could only strike about paying conditions, they couldn't talk about class sizes. they would look self-interested. so, rahm comes in with his reform agenda. he i
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